Erwartung & Il Prigionero
Compositor: Arnold Schoenberg / Luigi Dallapiccola
Libretto: Marie Pappenheim/ Luigi Dallapiccola
Musical Director: Kazushi Ono
Stage Director: Àlex Ollé (La Fura dels Baus)
Assistant Director: Valentina Carrasco
Set Designer: Alfons Flores
Costume Designer: Josep Abril
Video: Emmanuel Carlier
Two short pieces of dodecaphony joined in one program. An objective: penetrating into the human mind. This is a possible dialogue between Arnold Schoenberg, the creator of twelve-tone music, and his first Italian disciple, Luigi Dallapiccola. In Erwartung a woman desperate search for her lover in the woods in an interior monologue that represents the state of shock and distress. In Il prigioniero a man in complete solitude faces the last hope of freedom.
This is a contemporary stage direction to soak in the human mind in an obsessive circle without beginning or end.